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Mesic, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Mesic had a population of 208 as of July 1, 2015. Mesic ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mesic is located at latitude 35.2042 and longitude -76.6458 in Pamlico County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mesic (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Pamlico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Mesic (GNIS ID: 2406150) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mesic population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mesic: Bear Creek.

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Mesic, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 208
Population in Households 206
Population in Familes 166
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 202
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $96,739
Average Home Value $135,448


Median Household Income $31,731
Average Household Income $47,325
Per Capita Income $21,012
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.06% -0.58%
Households -0.84% -0.46%
Families -1.92% -0.36%
Median Household Income   5.0%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Mesic, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mesic to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 683 8th
Population Density1 # 640 14th
Diversity Index2 # 468 37th
Median Household Income # 584 21st
Per Capita Income # 352 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.